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Microsoft Office Diploma

The Microsoft Office Diploma training course is available at the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness Pitman Training Centres or via Online Distance Learning through our Pitman Campus.

To work in most businesses in the UK, you will need a good command of the universally accepted Microsoft Office software programs. They are the most commonly used suite of programs and will open the door for you to get a great job in many different industries. Our Microsoft Office Diploma is an intensive course dedicated to giving you the technology skills you need within just four weeks.

Course Duration: 110 hours

CPD Points: 110

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Microsoft Word

Learn word processing skills to a good business standard. This will enable you to create professional looking documents, produce tables, insert pictures and much more.

Microsoft Excel

Learn spreadsheet skills to a good business standard. This course will enable you to create a spreadsheet, enter data, formulas and functions; create charts and more.

Microsoft PowerPoint

Gain competency in creating slide presentations. Areas covered include formatting, inserting tables, pictures, sound and hyperlinks; applying transition and timing effects.

Microsoft Outlook

Learn how to share, manage and schedule information electronically. Covers the use of email, electronic calendar, scheduling meetings and appointments, creating and assigning tasks, and creating address lists.

In addition to the four core courses above, you will also choose one subject from the following courses below:

Word Expert

Learn advanced word processing skills including mail merge, creating graphs, creating and running macros, creating an index, table of contents and much more.

Excel Expert

Learn advanced spreadsheet skills, covering areas such as importing and exporting data, creating and using templates, linking workbooks, data management, using analysis tools and pivot tables.

Microsoft Access

Develop database skills from the initial design stage. Covers the creation of tables, reports, queries and forms, relationships, wizards and more.

Without a good grasp of the Microsoft Office suite of software programs, you will struggle to even get past interview stage. So that’s why every single Pitman Training diploma holds at least one or two Microsoft Office courses. But for those of you looking to get up to a good business standard in every program in a short space of time, our Microsoft Office Diploma is the ideal course for you. The diploma includes Microsoft Word, Word Expert, Excel, Excel Expert, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook.

You will learn Microsoft Office to a good business standard level or if you wish, you can move to expert level. This fast paced diploma will teach you the skills you need in a short space of time.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF)

Claim up to £15,000 for Training your employees

This fund provides Levy Paying Companies an opportunity to up-skill or re-skill Employees and in turn, support economic growth.

 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You must be a Levy Paying Employer
  • The Company must be based or operate in Scotland, wholly or partially
  • Employees must reside in Scotland

 

For more information on applying for this funding, contact our Course Advisors by clicking below:

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A funded training opportunity is now available to those facing redundancy or those who have been made redundant from March 2020 onward.

The National Transition Training Fund aims to tackle the rise in unemployment caused by Covid-19 by offering short sharp training opportunities for people to learn in-demand skills.

If you are currently under threat of redundancy, or have been made redundant at any time from the 1st March 2020 and are aged 25 or over, you can access an industry recognised qualification to help you gain employment.

For further information on how to proceed then contact us referencing the course(s) you are interested in.

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